Super 8

Jason James Murphy (courtesy Washington Department of Corrections)

Convicted Sex Offender Hired As LA Casting Director For Kids Movies

A convicted child molester has reportedly been casting big budget movies in Hollywood.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–11/18/2011

In a sea of sequels and franchises, an original feature is sure to stand out during the summer movie season. And with its mysterious plot (a group of small-town kids film a catastrophic train crash), buzz-worthy trailer, and big names behind the camera (J.J. Abrams is director, Steven Spielberg is producer), Super 8 is one of the year’s most anticipated movies. (Photo: Paramount Pictures)

JJ Abrams, Spielberg’s ‘Super 8’ Lifts Off With $37M

Hollywood’s summer box-office streak has cooled a bit with a $37 million opening weekend for J.J. Abrams and Steven Spielberg’s sci-fi tale “Super 8.”